Armor Fossil

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Armor Fossil
たてのカセキ
Shield Fossil
Armor Fossil
Armor Fossil
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation IV
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The Armor Fossil (Japanese: たてのカセキ Shield Fossil) is a Fossil introduced in Generation IV that can be regenerated into Shieldon. It is the counterpart of the Skull Fossil.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SUS
N/A PokémonDollar.png500
MUM PokémonDollar.png7,000 PokémonDollar.png500

Effect

Passive effect

If brought to the one of the following locations, the Armor Fossil can be regenerated into a Shieldon.

Games Location
DPPt Oreburgh Mining Museum
HGSS Pewter Museum of Science
BWB2W2 Nacrene Museum
XY Ambrette Town Fossil Lab
ORAS Devon Corporation in Rustboro City
SMUSUM Fossil Restoration Center on Route 8

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
A fossil from a prehistoric Pokémon that lived on the land. It appears to be part of a head.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
A fossil from a prehistoric Pokémon that once lived on the land. It appears as though it's part of a head.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
DP The UndergroundP
Pt The Underground (if the last digit on the player's Trainer ID is an even number)
HGSS Trade
BW Twist Mountain (after obtaining the National Pokédex)
B2W2 Twist Mountain
Join Avenue Antique Shops
XY Rock Smash (Glittering Cave) (after entering the Hall of Fame)
ORAS Rock Smash (Mirage spots)OR
SM Konikoni City (Olivia's jewelry shop)M
USUM Konikoni City (Olivia's jewelry shop)UM Poké Pelago Isle Aphun: Rare-Treasure Hunting, Interesting-Item Hunting

Appearances

Mine Armor Fossil.png
Underground

In the TCG

The following is a list of cards named Armor Fossil.

Related cards
Cards listed with a blue background are only legal to use in the current Expanded format.
Cards listed with a silver background are legal to use in both the current Standard and Expanded formats.
Card Type English
Expansion
Rarity # Japanese
Expansion
Rarity #
Armor Fossil T Mysterious Treasures Common 116/123 Secret of the Lakes Uncommon  
      Bastiodon the Defender    
Platinum Common 119/127 Galactic's Conquest Uncommon 086/096
 

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 盾甲化石 Téuhngaap Fasehk
Mandarin 盾甲化石 Dùnjiǎ Huàshí
France Flag.png French Foss. Armure*
Fossile Armure*
Germany Flag.png German Panzerfossil
Italy Flag.png Italian Fossilscudo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 방패의화석 Bangpae-ui Hwaseok
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Fóssil Armadura
Spain Flag.png Spanish Fósil Coraza
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Hóa thạch khiên chắn


Pokémon Fossils
Item
DomeHelixOld AmberRootClawSkullArmorCoverPlumeJawSail
Pokémon
KabutoKabutopsOmanyteOmastarAerodactyl
LileepCradilyAnorithArmaldo
CranidosRampardosShieldonBastiodon
TirtougaCarracostaArchenArcheops
TyruntTyrantrumAmauraAurorus

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